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POLICE FOILS PLOT TO KILL NIGERIAN NATIONAL

BY KENNEDY MUHIIRE

Police in Kampala foiled a plot to murder a Nigerian National who reportedly entered the country with gold worth shs. 300 million.

The plot hacked by a girl friend identified as Prossy Nanyonga and a Police officer Corporal Godfrey Byaruhanga attached to Jinja Road Police Station leaked to the [Police Flying Squad before it was effected.

The duo are being held at Central Police Station as investigations go on.

Byaruhanga was reportedly hired at a cost of $ 50,000, with a front payment of $ 20,000, and was supposed to pick the balance of $ 30,000 after execution.

The Nigerian was identified as Malik Hosam who entered Uganda illegally with gold, to meet his girlfriend Nanyonga Prossy.

The Commandant Police flying squad Herbert Muhangi confirmed that Byaruhanga was arrested by flying squad operatives who trailed him up to the would be execution site in Kireka a Kampala suburb.

Muhangi says the officer had applied for a one Month’s leave from duty, to execute the demonic deal.

Two more suspects are under investigations including the armory attendant who allegedly gave out the.

Byaruhanga Godfrey will battle charges related to attempted murder and threatening violence.

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By UTN Reporter

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